New recommendation is the Vortex HS-T scope. It has an exposed target turret on both elevation and windage and both are 1/4MOA. It also has 75moa of windage and elevation movement, nearly double the Nikon. Great reticle too.
Not a BDC but real 2 Min increments on both axis.
Priced competitively too at about $560 at opticsplanet. Vortex Viper HS-T 4-16x44 VMR-1 Riflescope FREE S&H VHS-4309, VHS-4308. Vortex Rifle Scopes.
The Nikon is $530 with the plex reticle and goofy turrret knobs and half the internal adjustment. My gen 2 Monarch was a reasonable scope, but Nikon has gone off the rails with the latest generation of designs.